SAVE THE DATE! Charity Golf Outing
- Published on Monday, 03 June 2013 15:24
Wilcox Spends Afternoon with 10 Special Youth
- Published on Monday, 13 May 2013 09:35
May 21, 2013. Since undergoing major heart surgery last year, Chris Wilcox has adopted a “make every day count” attitude and he is encouraging others to do the same. As a passionate advocate for heart health, Wilcox jumped at the chance to help raise funds for the American Heart Association’s Boston Heart Ball. A lucky family purchased the opportunity for their children to attend a VIP basketball clinic with Chris and share a meal at the Celtic’s training center on Monday, May 13th.
Celebrating The One Year Mark
- Published on Thursday, 11 April 2013 14:49
Boston, Massachusetts. April 11, 2013. Friday, March 29th was a big day for Boston Celtics forward Chris Wilcox as he celebrated the one year mark since his open heart surgery. Wilcox received frightening news in February 2012 that he is facing a life threatening heart condition. At the young age of 29, the news came in the midst of a solid basketball season for Wilcox who was leading the Celtics in field goal percentage and averaging 17.2 minutes per game.
Cruel Mystery Bus Tour & Congress Makes Strides
- Published on Wednesday, 27 March 2013 09:52
March 26, 2013. Wilcox and the Celtics were not the only ones with a packed schedule for March, as the Lupus Foundation of America continued their Cruel Mystery National Bus Tour with a stop in Raleigh on March 2nd. Chris and his family are well aware that lupus is one of the cruelest, most mysterious diseases on earth. It can strike without warning, has unpredictable and sometimes fatal effects, and has no known cause or known cure. The Lupus Foundation of America embarked on a cross-country quest to solve the cruel mystery of lupus and end its devastating impact.
Wilcox Surprises Students at Hoops for Heart
- Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 18:00
Reading, Massachusetts. March 19, 2013. While the Celtics enjoyed a day off, Chris Wilcox and former teammate Keyon Dooling surprised a middle school in Reading, Massachusetts during their 5th Annual Hoops for Heart event. On Thursday, March 7th Dooling and Wilcox visited Coolidge Middle School and joined over 400 students to share Wilcox’s story and encourage students to lead active and healthy lives. Hoops for Heart is a national fundraising program that promotes physical activity, heart healthy living, and community service to children.